Imperfections aside, the KitchenAid KSEG950ESS is a strong performer overall that would be a good investment for folks without a ventilation system in their kitchen. Just be prepared to shell out $3,149.
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The KitchenAid KSEG950ESS electric slide-in range includes a downdraft ventilation system designed to eliminate smoke from stovetop cooking. It's not perfect, but the system makes this $3,149 range stand out.
The Miele Stainless Steel Downdraft Ventilation Hood disappears into cabinetry when not in use. Featuring telescoping action, the hood is designed to leave an impression.
Live in an apartment with no outside venting? You probably keep your cooking to a minimum. But Jenn-Air doesn't think you should have to, so they cooked up a duct-free downdraft.
The Jenn-Air Designer Line Gas Downdraft Cooktop offers a designer cooktop with top of the line ventilation that fits any kitchen layout.
The KitchenAid KECD807X Architect Series II 30-Inch Electric Cooktop makes it easy to install anywhere in the kitchen. Featuring three-speed downdraft ventilation, the electric cooktop operates without the need for gas or an overhead hood.
Jenn-Air 30 inch electric self-clean slide-in range offers a grill on the stovetop and downdraft ventilation.
Downdraft cook tops from Jenn-Air eliminate the need for fume hoods
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